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“Saturday Lunch”
Review of Smith & Western

Smith & Western
Ranked #73 of 253 Restaurants in Chichester
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We were visiting Chichester for the day and fancied trying somewhere different, Smith and Western certainly offer this. I thought the effort put into building the western theme was very well done and gave the place good character.
The let-down was the food, we had a mix of fajitas and burgers. The quality was ok, but not top notch given that they were in my opinion priced on the high side. I would have expected to pay nearer to £10 for this standard. The delivery of the food was also a bit slow from ordering to delivery, although this might have been because we were in early around 12.15.
On the positive, the waitress was friendly and provided a high standard of service. We were all having refillable soft drinks kept being offered refills.
I would probably recommend Smith and Western as a place to take a group for an evening out.

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Thank Argonaut61
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

On arrival to the Halloween themed restaurant tonight we were very excited by the portion size and food we were expecting. Our hostess (Annie) was extremely pleasant and always had a smile on her face throughout the evening. The starter of wings and ribs was amazing and we didn't have a problem. Bring on the main course ...... The steak which was ordered in the 3 way combo firstly came out well done after being asked for a medium rare. We gave the chef another chance and then the steak came out blue if not rare. The burger which was also ordered was unseasoned and flavourless. On the plus side the chicken ceaser salad was nice.

We asked for the combo to be refunded because of the system it was unable to do it. However, getting the order wrong twice and a poor burger is not acceptable. The manager did not budge on his offer by giving us a free beer.

Poor experience and will not return to the restaurant.

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1  Thank Ryan H
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

The Smith & Western is set up as an old saloon so has a very relaxed feel.
The Bar area is great to wait for others to arrive as there are free snacks and has a good atmosphere.
If you are looking for big Cowboy portions of food, then this is the place to go and the steaks are the best around.

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Thank Cozlar
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Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Stopped at chichester to break up a long journey and my wife and I decided to try the great western. Partly because we fancied a steak and secondly because it is a well thought out atmospheric theme restaurant. The restaurant is a converted railway shed, which is perfect for a western theme pub. Inside is a very warm, but load, atmosphere, perfect for children. Food is very western, huge portions. Not cheap, but you are paying for good food, great service and good atmosphere. Recommended for children parties and lively atmosphere.

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Thank kevin b
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Some of the dishes are a little pricey but well worth it overall a very enjoyable sunday lunch western style also puddings to die for

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Thank onslo6260
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